Xenophobia

Xenophobic Attacks Return In Durban

AS TOLD TO During the March/April xenophobic attacks in Durban, a group of Congolese men in Philani, uMlazi Y...

Xenophobia Permeates All Levels Of South African Politics

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema made news headlines a few weeks ago when he questioned whether former president Jacob Zuma's children Duduzane...

How xenophobia affects children: “I miss my school, and my teachers,...

In the latest video in its Voices from the Camps series, non-profit organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) profiled nine-year-old DOLLY MAKWAKWA, who was born...

Xenophobia: a symptom of South Africa’s disillusionment

Xenophobia: an intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries. That's how the resurgence of violent attacks, directed at foreign nationals living...

Claim That Zama Zamas Pose Threat To JHB Is “Xenophobic” –...

The City of Johannesburg is on the brink of impending doom. Well, that is according to a Sunday Times report from November 25. Quoting...

Why single stories that fuel xenophobia are dangerous

"They're stealing our jobs" is a dangerous single story that fuels xenophobia and misdirects community anger. It is ironic that in the same month that...

Xenophobia In Durban: Malawian Nationals Want To Return Home

Last week, about 150 Malawian nationals in Durban were displaced following attacks by locals in Burnwood Road, Sydenham. The distraught families say...

Why immigrants succeed in the spaza space – it’s complicated

In February, immigrant shopkeepers were violently targeted by South Africans who claimed they were stealing jobs and bringing down the economy. On Tuesday, the Institute...

Why are immigrants soft targets for local frustrations?

Over the past month, South Africa has experienced a recent resurgence in xenophobic violence. With the looting of shops and destruction of houses belonging...

Rosettenville’s mob justice against illegal activities isn’t as simple as it...

On Sunday, 5 February, a group of over 100 residents from in and around Rosettenville, Johannesburg, gathered on Verona Street in protest against drug...

“We cannot have an African foreigner in Africa”

It has been a  year since the outbreak of xenophobic violence in Kwazulu Natal, which killed seven and displaced about 5,000 others. China Ngubane...

A Johannesburg, Migration Love Letter

I Want To Go Home Forever: Stories of Becoming and Belonging in South Africa’s Great Metropolis is a collection of 13 narrations that looks...

Israel Is An Apartheid State

In our second op-ed for Israeli Apartheid Week, ALIE KOMAPE takes a look at how Israel’s racism and apartheid tactics oppress and violate not...

Immigrants standing against illegal activity in Rosettenville face hostility from community

Monday in Rosettenville was an odd day. A delegation of government officials, including Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, were doing the rounds visiting suburbs...

As xenophobia returns to South Africa, Nigeria demands answers

The Nigerian government has demanded answers from the South African government after its citizens were attacked over the past two weeks in what is...

Immigrants and South Africans stand together against xenophobia

“Look, right now what I would say is it’s very fearful to live in South Africa as an immigrant or refugee or a foreign...

ADF: Home Affairs’ Comments On Asylum Seekers Are Xenophobic

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) read with shock and dismay the quotes attributed to the Home Affairs Director of asylum seeker management, Mandla Madumisa...

#MashabaInAction: Making Rosettenville Great Again

On Wednesday evening Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba swooped in on Rosettenville with SAPS in tow, and began raiding residences. I'm raiding in Rosettenvile with @MichaelSun168...

NORBA: Government To blame For Local Xenophobic Tensions

The Northern Businesses Associations (NORBA) has blamed the ongoing tensions between local and foreign nationals shopkeepers on the government. This, following a meeting was...

“It’s a shame that an African is asked for a permit...

During the outbreak of xenophobic violence across KwaZulu Natal, some of the activists who tried to stop the attacks were threatened with violence or...
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